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Lady Lions defeat Generals 89-67 to continue win streak

Lady Lions defeat Generals 89-67 to continue win streak

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2019

The Lady Lions hosted their first home game of the 2019-2020 regular season with a win over Louisiana State University of Alexandria on Wednesday, Nov. 27. With the second win of the season, Southeastern improved their regular-season record to 2-4.  Head coach Ayla Guzzardo explained what are the th...

Fourth-quarter comeback not enough for an SLU victory over LSU

Fourth-quarter comeback not enough for an SLU victory over LSU

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2019

The women’s basketball team fell to Louisiana State University 52-62 after scoring a combined 15 points between the second and third quarters. Taking place on Nov. 20 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, the Lady Lions trailed by only six points at the end of the first quarter but lost their pace,...

Charliee Dugas prepares for her final season as a Lady Lion

Charliee Dugas prepares for her final season as a Lady Lion

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Charliee Dugas, a guard for the university’s women’s basketball team, is now entering her fourth season with the team. After playing multiple sports growing up, Dugas reflected on how her family helped her gravitate toward playing basketball. “I was young, and my mama just kinda put me in al...

Lady Lions look to start regular season in right direction

Lady Lions look to start regular season in right direction

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team is set to begin the new season. The Lady Lions will face Southern University at New Orleans Lady Knights for an exhibition game Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the University Center. Ayla Guzzardo, head coach for the basketball team, explained how the lessons from last...

Lady Lions fall to Demons

Lady Lions fall to Demons

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

The women's basketball team ended its last home game of the season with a 56-60 loss to Northwestern State University. The Senior Day game was held on March 2 at 1 p.m. in the University Center. Ayla Guzzardo, head coach of women's basketball, discussed the team's preparation for the home contest. "We...

Teaching passion

Teaching passion

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Talent, enthusiasm and dedication carried Ayla Guzzardo from the middle school courts of her childhood to become the head coach of women’s basketball. Guzzardo was enrolled in several sports as a child, but she found her niche in basketball after she developed skill in the sport. “It just took...

Colonels prevail on Lion territory

Colonels prevail on Lion territory

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2019

After ending regulation time in a 60-60 tie, the Lady Lions fell to Nicholls State University in overtime with a final score of 73-66. The Lady Lions finished ahead of Nicholls after the first three quarters. Between the fourth quarter and overtime however, Nicholls put up 29 points, which outweighed...

Women’s basketball starts the semester with chicken and tailgating

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019

Moved into the University Center due to weather, the "Back to School Bash" raised spirits leading to the women's basketball team's game against Houston Baptist University. Hosted by the Student Government Association on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 5–7 p.m., the women's basketball tailgate welcomed students...

Transitioning to college sports

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 12, 2018

Almost six percent of high school athletes compete at a National Collegiate Athletic Association school, according to the NCAA and face the next level in their athletic career. “So far, my transition into college has been a really good one,” said Sydney Rivers, a freshman forward on the women’s...